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Book: Extractive Industries
Open access | New initiatives recognize that resource wealth can provide a means, when properly used, for poorer nations to decisively break with poverty by diversifying economies and funding development spending.
Journal Special Issue: Horizontal Inequality: Persistence and Change
Open access | This journal special issue offers conceptual, theoretical, and empirical reasons for treating horizontal inequality as an outcome and challenging assumptions of fixity.
Inclusive growth in Mozambique – scaling-up research and capacity
The central goal of the project is to support inclusive growth, growth that substantially improves the living standards of the Mozambican population.
Journal Article: Occupational segregation by race in South Africa after Apartheid
Open access | This article investigates progress in reducing the high level of racial stratification of occupations after apartheid in South Africa.
Research and policy briefs
Evidence-based policymaking is crucial. Use our publications search to browse nearly 200 briefs which highlight the findings and policy implications of our research.
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Journal Special IssueAiding Government Effectiveness in Developing Countries
For more than two decades, addressing constraints to better governance in developing countries has been a priority issue for the international donor community...Economic assistance and foreign aid Education Planning
Working PaperThe World Bank’s Health Projects in Timor-Leste: the Political Economy of Effective Aid
The World Bank’s health sector projects in Timor-Leste—the Health Sector Rehabilitation and Development Project and the Second Health Sector Rehabilitation and Development Project—have been among the few successful operations it has...Economic assistance and foreign aid Planning Public health
Book ChapterViolence in Peace: Understanding Increased Violence in Early Post-conflict Transitions and its Implications for Development
From the book: Advancing DevelopmentConflict management Economic development International agencies
Working PaperViolence in Peace: Understanding Increased Violence in Early Post-Conflict Transitions and Its Implications for Development
A key issue for development in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries has been an escalation of violence during post-conflict transitions...Conflict management Economic development International agencies
BookThe Role of the State in Economic Change
The role of the state has occupied centre stage in the development of economics as an independent discipline and is one of the most contentious issues addressed by contemporary economists and political economists...Imperialism Industrialization Planning
From the book: The Role of the State in Economic ChangeIndustrialization Planning Socialism
Book ChapterRole of the State in Economic Change: Entrepreneurship and Conflict Management
From the book: The Role of the State in Economic ChangeConflict management Entrepreneurship Planning